Lanes closed on South Yorkshire stretch of motorway due to excess water on carriageway

Two lanes are currently closed on a South Yorkshire stretch of motorway, due to excess water on the carriageway following heavy rain fall in the region.

Saturday, 10th March 2018, 9:47 am
Updated Saturday, 10th March 2018, 9:50 am
Highways England confirmed a few moments ago thatLanes 3 and 4 were closed on the M1 Northbound, between Junction 31 and Junction 32, near to Sheffield and Rotherham.

Highways England confirmed a few moments ago that Lanes 3 and 4 were closed on the M1 Northbound, between Junction 31 and Junction 32, near to Sheffield and Rotherham.

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A spokesman said on Twitter: "Lanes 3 and 4 closed #M1 #SouthYorkshire northbound between J31 and J32 nr #Sheffield #Rotherham due to excess surface water in the carriageway. @HighwaysNEAST are towards following heavy rain in the region, pls approach the area with caution."